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Secunia Security Advisory 49653

Secunia Security Advisory 49653
Posted Jul 5, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Charlie Eriksen has discovered a vulnerability in the Quotes Collection plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 49653

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TITLE:
WordPress Quotes Collection Plugin Cross-Site Request Forgery
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49653

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49653/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49653

RELEASE DATE:
2012-07-03

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49653/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49653/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49653

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Charlie Eriksen has discovered a vulnerability in the Quotes
Collection plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious
people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The application allows users to perform certain actions via HTTP
requests without performing any validity checks to verify the
requests. This can be exploited to conduct script insertion attacks
by tricking a logged in administrator into visiting a malicious web
site.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.5.5.1. Prior versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.5.6.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Charlie Eriksen via Secunia.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/quotes-collection/trunk/readme.txt

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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